More multi pitch adventure – then rain

We figured we’d avoid the polish in the main gorge by doing one of the multi pitch routes. Sure enough, despite being only 5 minutes from the car, ### was immaculate, with barely enough signs of traffic to show the way! Great climbing, with the crux pitch taking a hanging fluted rib through some pretty steep territory for 6a.


Helen tackling the crux pitch

Unfortunately, the forecast rain made an earlier than scheduled appearance and we ended up rapping in a downpour – not helped by the inevitable stuck


Our route takes the centre of the buttress – photo taken a couple of days later, after the rain!

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